Grade G, 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Actual Starting Salary: £22,601 per annum

Fixed Term Contract until 31st August 2023

Penrice Academy is a truly outstanding school, with wonderful students and forward thinking, inspirational teaching and support staff. We are highly successful with year-on-year exceptional results which now put us in the top 7% of schools nationally. Penrice is part of Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT) is a family of Cornish Primary and Secondary Schools with a strategic vision of ‘learning together to help every child achieve more’.  This is an exciting time to join our large and dynamic Trust, which is responsible for educating over 7,500 learners across four secondary schools, one junior school and nine primary schools. 

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational, and passionate Sport Development Officer to enhance our extensive sporting provision.  The position includes taking a leading role in our extra-curricular programme. The successful candidate will have outstanding subject knowledge in the Health and Fitness Industry and a keen sense of business acumen. We are seeking to develop sports camps during holiday periods, the successful candidate will play a crucial role in leading and running these activities. Experience of working in schools, and an understanding of the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme would be a distinct advantage.  The role will also involve managing our world class strength and conditioning facility, and growing our lettings offer to the local community. This is a truly exciting opportunity to develop a new role in our school. 

If you are interested in this position and wish to have an informal conversation, please contact Aaron Marks, Director of Sport, via email:  

Application forms and full details are available to download below:

Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted. 

Closing date for applications:     9.00am, Friday 6th May 2022 

Interviews to be held:                  Date to be confirmed 

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and, where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers and, if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: